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Massachusetts Hotline Tracks Post-Election Hate

More than 250 "substantive reports" of harassment and hate incidents have flooded in since November. Although perpetrators are hard to identify, the hotline also serves to provide support to victims.

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Trump To Step Back Into Familiar Territory With Rally In Florida

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'Are We Alone?' Churchill Concludes It's Likely Life Circles Other Suns

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When Their Food Ran Out, These Reindeer Kept Digging

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Exhibition Celebrates Merce Cunningham And His Choreography Of Chance

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Oddisee's 'The Iceberg' Has A Trove Of Stories Beneath Its Surface

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GOP Leaders Urge Return To 'High-Risk Insurance Pools' That Critics Call Costly

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Massachusetts Hotline Tracks Post-Election Hate

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Life Inches Back To Normal In East Mosul, But Worries Remain

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Why This High School Band Is Only Buying Music From Composers Of Color

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Behind 'La La Land,' A Long Relationship Between A Director And A Composer

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